Tamil actor Srikanth dies at 82

Tamil actor Srikanth died on Tuesday because of old age.

Tamil Veteran Actor Srikanth died at the age of 82 on Tuesday. The film resources claim that he died of old age. The late actor made his debut with the late  J Jayalalithaa in the 1965 classic Vennira Adai.

The Twitter handle of Nadigar Sangam, the artists association said, “RIPSrikanth !!”


Superstar Rajnikanth also mourned the demise of Srikanth. He tweeted, “I am deeply saddened by the demise of my dear friend Srikanth. May his soul rest in peace.”

In Srikanth’s 40-year-old career, he played many roles. He was versatile as a hero as well as a villain in movies along with playing many other roles. His debut movie Vennira Adai (The White Cloth) was directed by late veteran CV Sridhar. The actor is also known for many supporting roles in movies played with many superstars including the late Sivaji Ganesan, Rajinikanth, and Kamal Haasan. One of his most memorable roles was that of a rebellious son of a strict police officer, played by Ganesan, in the 1974 super hit Thanga Pathakkam, (The Gold Medal).

He also played the anti-hero in Bhairavi, Rajinikanth’s first flick as a hero.